2023-2024 Board of Trustees

PRESIDENT: Alan D. Rose, Jr. '87

Mark D. Benjamin
Kiera Carlisle
Julie A. Condron
James Croom
Louise Cummings '98
Andrew C. Delinsky '93
Penelope R. Fireman
John E. Foley
Alison Hall
Sheila Hiatt
Scott A. Holmes
Rachel C. Hunter-Goldman '08
Susan E. Janosky
Julie Y. Lee
Michael Lee
John Maldonado
Alison S. Monaghan
Janice Morris
Jonathan H. Paul
Roger H. Randall
Susan E. Rapple
Derrick Rossi
Kenneth Stillwell
Meghan G. Swenson
Peter A. Walter

David M. Berwind
Robert E. Buonato '81
Charles C. Carswell
Robert J. Davis
Stephen R. Delinsky
Peter A. Gaines
Clinton P. Harris
Daniel A. Kraft
Harriet R. Lewis
Thomas L. Lyons
Roy S. MacDowell, Jr.
Joel B. Sherman
Edward I. Shifman, Jr. '61
Richard L. Smith
Steven J. Snider
Joan A. Vaccarino
Cai von Rumohr
Joan C. Walter
Dudley H. Willis

Joan T. Allison
Louis J. Grossman '67
Joshua M. Kraft '85
Virginia S. MacDowell
Alfred T. Spalding '62

Fast Facts 2023-2024

• Coed private day school that serves grades 6-12
• Founded in 1915
• 55 acre campus located 17 miles from Boston
• 900 feet of frontage on picturesque Nonesuch Pond
• 524 students from 79 Massachusetts towns
• 386 students in the Upper School and 138 students in the Middle School
• 30% of the student body are students of color
• 6:1 student/teacher ratio
• Average class size of 11 students
• 46 honors or accelerated honors courses, including 16 AP courses
• $60,560 annual tuition (2023-2024)
• 29% of students received more than $6.8 million in tuition assistance in FY2023 
• $36 million endowment (as of June 30, 2022)

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    • Conservatory Program
    • Sages and Seekers
    • Rivers Givers
    • Summer Travel Programs
    • MEDscience
    • Science Internships
    • French Exchange

    • Six academic buildings with 59 classroom, lab and studio teaching spaces
    • Campus center with dining facilities and space for large community gatherings

    Center for Science and Visual Arts 
    • Six science labs/classrooms
    • Five spacious art studios
    • Six interdisciplinary classrooms
    • Engineering studio, robotics lab, and rapid prototyping studio

    • Three artificial turf athletic fields and one natural grass field
    • Two indoor basketball courts
    • Ice rink that converts to indoor artificial turf practice field in offseason
    • Six tennis courts
    • Fitness center including a weight room, cardio machines, and a training room
    The Arts 
    In addition to a black box theater, Rivers students have access to the resources of the Rivers School Conservatory, whose facilities include 25 teaching and practice rooms as well as:
    • 200-seat recital hall
    • Orchestra room
    • Chorus room
    • Jazz ensemble room
    • Percussion studio
    • Music library
    • Recording studio

    • Over $3.2 million was donated to the Rivers Annual Fund in FY2023
    • Total giving in FY2023 was just over $7 million  
    • 79% of parents, 25% of alumni, and 77% of faculty gave to the Annual Fund in FY2023
    • $36 million endowment (as of June 30, 2022)
    • In June 2021, the school closed on its most successful fundraising campaign to date, raising a record-breaking $67 million.

    • 159 students took 318 Advanced Placement (AP) tests
    • 90% of students who took AP tests earned a score of 3 or higher
    • Six students were named National Merit Commended Scholars; one was a Semifinalist
    • Students won 31 awards in the Massachusetts Scholastic Art and Writing Awards competition—eight Gold Keys (four honored at the national level), nine Silver Keys, and 14 honorable mentions
    • For the 2022-2023 school year, Rivers student-athletes were named All-ISL 39 times, earned 39 All-NEPSAC selections, two were named NEPSAC Players of the Year, one earned NEPSAC Tournament MVP, two were named Herald All-Scholastic, and one earned ISL Defensive Most Valuable Player. This past year alone, five varsity teams won championships at the Independent School League or New England level, in addition to nine of our track & field athletes winning at the NEPSAC Championship within their event. Rivers coaches also earned one ISL coach of the year and one NEPSAC Coach of the Year.

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